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. . >>> such a sad day for the city. the man who brought football back to baltimore has died. art the former owner of the ravens died early this morning at the age of 87. jamie takes a look back. >> reporter: he gave us what we wanted. >> i said in five-years we will be an elite team. >> reporter: we became his family. > ladies and gentlemen, the ravens. >> reporter: when he named the team 17 years ago, a love affair was born. football was back in the town. nobody knew art better than tom. >> my thought was probably the key owner of all the nfl for what he did to football. >> reporter: he loved this game. it's ironic the man credited with starting monday nights football would have his team starting this monday night. >> he was such a great contributor to what the nfl is today it's unbelievable. we had a very special relationship and the guy was so special and why he isn't in the hall of fame is sinful. >> reporter: the browns and the player who paid still love the man to this day. >> art has been a friend of mine. he has come to my rescue. >> reporter: he would sell his share in the ravens, h
outstanding year for us here. swim across america and baltimore this is year three and -- million dollars raised for cancer research. it's a human thing for not just baltimore and swimmer across marry band but here -- where so many of the open water swimmers have been swimming for the big one mile open water or the three mile at gibson, sunday morning. i want to bring in eric -- now you are one of the lie performance coaches here and -- you know you have been involved this and a supporter for the last three years and i know your wife is swimming this year. you, a cancer survivor, talk about what it means to you? >> it's -- it goes beyond words because i experienceds it myself. the amount of money that gets raised through this and to help fight this hard battle is beyond words, but very much appreciated and it's something that's needed in this fight against cancer. >> yes and -- it's one of those things we hear over and over. people that have balloted cancer or have relative that have and they may be a first time swimmer, maybe a high performance, you know there is also a special swimmer
in just a little bit. >>> a baltimore mother who was shot in the neck earlier this year is making real progress. now she has a new tool to make her life easier. christian schaffer has been following her story. this lady has been through so much. >> reporter: she was shot in the neck and paralyzed from the neck down. now shaunice can do much more. the company presented it to her this morning. when we first met her earlier this year sholy after the shooting she had a computer she could use but she had to move her head around to use it. now with this new one she can operate it by using her eyes. that makes it much easier to communicate with her family. she can take and send photos. she is strong enough to breathe and talk on her own. >> i feel much better. >> reporter: she was shot in the neck in may. she had stopped not far from her home. two men pulled up to her car, fired into this striking her in the neck. so far, they have no suspects. we'll have much more of her story tonight at 6 and 11. christian schaffer, abc2 news. >>> days after sharon love was here in our studio, the man convi
in one essex neighborhood. baltimore county police say this man set fire to a carport, several vehicles and a boat. jamie brown lives in the neighborhood. and he had two vehicles in his carport burned along with a boat. he told us he doesn't believe the fire was set at his home. >> and just paid for the bought. just -- boat and just paid for the boat, paid cash for the boat and i bought it, fixed it up and i don't even have it in my name yet, you ing for the title. >> brown says all he can do now is tell police what he can and wait for insurance adjuster. >>> a former city police officer gives thanks to a hospital for saving his life, not once, but twice. gene cassidy braved the microphones at the university of maryland mecal center today but his true bravery began 25 years ago. while makingen arrest, he was shot twice in the head and may have died if it wasn't for shock trauma. left blind, he would later face death again the dire need of a liver transplant. the maryland medical center and an unknown organ donor came to his aid. >> we thought we would lose gene. gene.(.ecl) that's what
in -- >> ontario. >> this is his first time here. >> welcome to baltimore. >> what do you like about our city? >> great city. great walking on the harbor. we had a blast. great people, always helpful. >> friendly? >> very friendly. >> we owe you one. >> where would you tell him to go if he had a couple more hours? >> maybe whitley's. >> what do you think? >> maybe. >> watch this. we just met. his wife, mary jo, used to have an uncle sal who used to run the court commissioner's office in towson. am i right? >> yes. >> thanks for coming. you got a great city. do you know toronto is the next most popular city next to rome. >> yes. >> another handshake here. >> go o's. >> keep the hat on. all right. orioles tonight 7:05 against the jays from toronto. the orioles have to win, right? tell mary jo i said -- said hello. show your orange pride. we're seeing crowley shirts. we're seeing adam jones shirts, brooks shirts. show off your prize -- shirts. we'll see uptonight at 6:00. >> all right. thanks a lot, jamie. >>> well, you know, every time you go to the airport, it seems like the lines are the same
every month. >> baltimore is rocking it. >> reporter: in the last year harris said home sales for the month of july jumped by $10 million here. the average price of a home in baltimore jumped $28,000. >> this is good news, believe it or not. this is the only category that we've seen less percentage wise because the market has gone up. we're seeing a steady increase in buyers. less houses available for small in baltimore city. >> reporter: harris said many people who were under water are sitting on them or rnting them. it's creating this new shortage on the market. >> we've noticed a small adjustment in prices, multiple contracts on properties. we're seeing it from the brokerage side as well. >> reporter: they are further signs that housing could be slowly rebounding, making it a seller's market in the process. in baltimore, jeff hager, abc2 news. >> according to the maryland association of realtors, home prices neared the national increase of 3.8% since july of last year. >>> the nation's debt continues to grow. it has now topped $16 trillion, which is about $60,000 of debt pe
everhart. >>> a nice day to stay in or catch a movie. flash flood warning for baltimore city, baltimore county for a specific down pour over the towson area reaching into the northern part of the county. there will be some ponding of water from the down pour. more tropical moisture feeding into this whole system and will arrive over the next several days. your question, will it be a whrashout? the next several days, we think so. the rest of the evening, more showers and storms and more humid conditions. boy, this is muggy. more on how things will develop is coming up. >> remember, you can check the forecast on the road. just head to abc2news.com/weather. you can learn how top down load our -- to download our weather app and get the storm shield app. >>> well, the baltimore grand prix is over. now comes the big cleanup. crews are working to get ready for tomorrow. they started breaking down the race track last night. all major streets around the two-mile tracker expected to be open by 5 tomorrow morning. grand prix officials said sharp street will be closed. this is the second year the g
years. baltimore, i'm manny locke, abc2 news. >> all right. way to go. the orioles just announce add challenge it go orange. the team wants all elementary, middle and high schools to deck rated classrooms, gyms, feel with an orioles look. the winning school gets a visit by an orioles just before the final home series of the year. go to orioles.com/orange for more information. >>> we're hearing about the shooting at morgan, perry hill and yesterday. the student who brought the gun to stemmers run never had a chance to pull the trigger because the typier wrestled it away. in many cases parents find out about these incidents through social media. but is giving a cell phone helpful or exposing them to other dangers. what is the right age for cell phones? >> reporter: when shots were fired inside perry hall's cafeteria on the first day of school, parents didn't have to wait for a note. >> he called me and said mom, mom, mom. there's a shooting. a shooting. >> i said, what! >> reporter: security is one of the main reasons parents give kids cell phones. 75% of the kids between 12 and 17 hav
this happens everywhere. >> reporter: as baltimore county police point out as they are often quick to do, they do not believe it is a random murder. they offered that aassurance but no concrete reason as to why. detectives say the grandson may know something but he is missing. investigators are interested in talking with him but stop short of defining that level of interest. >> it's preliminary to say whether he was a person of interest. >> it would be of interest to neighbors wondering why police believe this was targeted and who in their right mind would murder an elderly couple. in pikesville, abc2 news. >> a double shooting sent two men to the hospital. one victim was shot in the back. the other man was shot in the head and the back and flown to shock trauma in critical condition. there were more than 20 bullet casings around the crime scene. some of those who live in the community say they still feel safe to live there. >> i'm sorry that it happened, but i don't think that would be a regular thing that's going on in east port. i really don't. >> police said neither man lived in that
of harford county that's dissipated much of the baltimore viewing area looking good. storms towards the west of maryland and oversouth central pennsylvania. the story is this storm system, parked over the ohio valley. this is going to be moving in to the area, late tomorrow afternoon, and in to tomorrow evening, notice the storms fired along this. we are anticipating severe weather, could be isolated tornados, we will talk about that in full detail coming up. >>> a baltimore man faces 57 years behind bars after pleading guilty to his role in a series of armored car robberies that spanned two years. jeff hager has details about the crime spree were rewitnessed menty of robberies targeting armored cars before. 27 year old david howard and his accomplicesl0fpulled off five heists in howard and montgomery counties. >> we know the defendant and coconspirators were tracking the ñxpolice. they consider dangerous robberies, they were armed and stole weapons from the victims of the crime. this is a dangerous group. >> reporter: one, until investigators broke the case. robbers struck during a dunbar
after three people developed an infection and one died. the baltimore health department said the spa was probably not doing everything to prevent infections. >>> on the weather front it doesn't get much nice are, but a chilly north breeze will make an impact. temperatures will fall in the 60s, 50s and 40s. easton 68 cool degrees. a few clouds. the rain from yesterday is all offshore. behind it nothing but good weather for a couple of days. here's your hour by hour forecast into the late part of the night. 55 degrees. the evening looks good enough. as we look toward your early morning, 48 degrees toward sunrise. we'll talk about how things develop. it's coming up. >>> a 15-year-old arizona girl and her friend were solicited for sex. it happened on a social media app. >> there's no bigger fear period. >> daniel did what any parent would do when he came home at 2 a.m. and found his 15-year-old daughter shelby missing. he panicked but the panic became sheer terror. a string of messages. >> he asked for sex. >> not just sex, drinks and the police report showed he was interested in
in downtown baltimore right at m&t bank stadium, christian schaffer, abc2 news. >> nice tie, by the way. all right. kelly? >>> they take your donations to help those out in need. they also help people find work. tonight goodwill industries is coming under fire for allegedly taking advantage of people with disabilities. >> reporter: more than 100,000 motorists will travel this section of interstate 95 peach day. it's tough to miss the call to boycott goodwill. while the minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, crit tinges say good will has low balled people with disabilities. >> goodwill, for example, has paid people as low last 22 -- as 22 cents an hour. >> reporter: the act allows some organizations to pay pennies on the dollar. it's calling on consumers to quit shopping there and for people to stop donating items there until this raises those wages. its president and ceo said that would hurt goodwills of the chesapeake, which pays an average of more than $12 an hour and no one makes bloat minimum wage. >> what could potential live hurt goodwill is the fact that if we don't have donations from the p
for car roll county. baltimore county we still have a flood warning in effect. we still have a tornado watch for the delmarva peninsula. it's an interesting narrow band. we've seen radar, winds 80, not not miles an hour. we have some power outages across thetate. the high wind field pushing a lot of water into the chesapeake bay. let's head over to mike masco. >> it's all about the winds. that will mile in the water. let's take a look. i want to show you. there's a shot downtown. we've been watching some of these storm reports. new carrollton, a lot of trees, westminster, poles and trees down. a lot of flooding on 270 and frederick is reporting major flooding. be aware of that as flash flood warnings will stay active. wind gusts in the word of 5 to -- area of 25 to 30 miles an hour. 8:00 in annapolis. if you live in an hear prone to the coastal flooding, be aware we'll be dealing with higher coastal flooding. >> that was a great update. if you're along that immediate chesapeake area, places along the south part of edgewater, south of annapolis, those are the areas you want to watch out
, people living in baltimore found disobeying traffic laws is a more serious problem than property crime. mayor wants the committee to find better ways to better protect pedestrians and kids in school zones, there will be 8 people from various departments. >>> he is a pint sized pooch, smuggled out of the animal resource foundation. for two days, workers at the shelter prayed for mango's return and last night the prayers were answered. don harrison explains how they got the pup back. >> reporter: that's all allison wanted when she found wut one of the puppies were stolen. sometimes wishes come true. mango, the one stolen, returned, is reunite ed with his family. >> he ran over to his mom and wanted to nurse. >> reporter: somebody called and said, they had mango and wanted to bring him back. it wasn't the person who stole him, even though the reward was a thousand dollars, they wanted to remain anonymous and did not want the reward money. none of that mattered to everyone at the animal resource foundation. they wanted mango back. >> it's too hard to believe somebody would walk out with on
county has reported another west nile virus case. that is the fourth one of the season. baltimore city and county each have three. pg county has the most in the state so far with six. west nile virus can go undetected in many people. if you have symptoms, they can mimic the flu. >> some headache, fever, muscle ache, oth earl body aches as well as a rash or swollen lymph nodes. >> reporter: the department of agriculture and the city are working to combat the spread of west nile. they will start spraying in east port and outside the city. how to handle the problem is where the disagreement s bob is all for zapping them with the chemical praying. >> this is the third day. i've put on repellent each day and still i get mosquito bites on the leg oar loor dave is the manager -- >> reporter: dave is the manager and he is outside all the time. he doesn't object to the spraying. gee just wants people in the community to know when it will happen. >> there are individuals who do have sensitivies to it and it can be serious consequences for those individuals. >> reporter: the city will spray monda
out. >>> coming up at 6:00, tonight baltimore police are investigating another murder on chesterfield avenue. if that street sounds familiar, that's where the nih professor was shot last week. >>> and the storm warning for you. we'll tell you how scammers are using real attorneys to try to get at your hard earned money. those stories and a whole lot more at 6:00. here's a preview of what's ahead on world news at 6:30. >> listen to the white house recordings of jfk, surprising, emotional, the exclusive tonight with diane sawyer and nightline. anncr: more anti-maryland ads. from this west virginia casino. they want marylanders to keep coming to west virginia... casinos like theirs. spending one hundred seventy million a year. question seven will keep those dollars at home. with a limited expansion of gaming that will mean... hundreds of millions for schools in the baltimore area... and across the state... according to the department of legislative services. and with independent audits required by law... question seven means millions for maryland schools. guaranteed. >>> some high school
powerful radar future scan. it lifts everything to the north and east. here's baltimore, the action to the west. everything stays to the west through the 8:00 hour but eventually we're going to see the scattered showers move in. if you're doing out to the game, know it's a mild start a dry start. here come the showers and storms. easterly wind at five to 10 with a temperature around 73 degrees. showers, storms linger into tonight but it is a wet commute turning into a sunny day going into friday. we'll break down the forecast coming up. >>> parents, one threng you want top keep -- thing you want to keep on your radar, the risk of concussions. >> it's a team effort from the parents, coaches, teachers. lynn disa so tells -- linda so tells us about a new way to help everyone work together. >> reporter: 14-year-old tyler is hoping things go smeergt than last year. an accident left him with a concussion. >> i had no idea he would miss so much -- so many sports and so much of school. it was a month of school work we had to make up. >> reporter: many teachers are surprised the effects of a
across the area we seat bright conditions in baltimore itself. we've got a gorgeous, gorgeous scenario for very competitive baseball. no question about that. again, enjoying what is some great weather right now. current conditions at bwi. we've got temperatures in the mid to upper 70s across the area. 78 at bwi. humidity is comfortably low at 47%. temperatures comfortable to low 80s. the dew points in the mid-40s. this is gorgeous. we're going to stay clear tonight, clear first thing when you wake up, maybe some fog. as we start off the day and low valleys a little bit of fog. otherwise, not bad at all. the trend shows this. that front we've been talking about begins to march into the high country west of us. by 6:00 maybe some showers from hagerstown west. then we go to tomorrow evening. looks like the showers will fall apart. nothing more than a stray shower into early saturday. look at this, nice and clear and brilliant blue skies will be back saturday and sunday. it will be breezy through the day on saturday. so it is clear for now but watching that front to the west. behind this n
turned violent in baltimore county. what an edgewood woman is accused of doing after losing a prized spot. >> an offer to save big on health insurance. it may be too good to be true. joce sterman tells us about the latest healthcare scam. here's what's coming up on world news. >> on the day of the biggest protest in the middle east, our reporter tracks down one of the views in egypt. the big picture on world news. [ female announcer ] with swiffer wet cleaning better doesn't have to take longer. i'm done. i'm gonna...use these. ♪ give me jusa little more time ♪ [ female announcer ] unlike mops, swiffer can maneuver into tight spaces and its wet mopping cloths can clean better in half the time. mom? ♪ ahhhh! ahhhh! no it's mommy! [ female announcer ] swiffer. better clean in half the time. or your money back. ♪ >>> tonight we debut a brand-new game show. it's called let's ask america. it uses skype, contestants sitting inside their own home. they're asked to predict what is america thinking. the top prize, $50,000. the host said he's had trouble sleeping. he is so ex
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